Thich Nhat Hanh: The Art of Letting Go

By Christina Sarich on Sunday May 20th, 2018 Love More, Not Less Thich Nhat Hanh, the Zen Buddhist master, has some interesting advice about what it means to truly let go. Many people mistake detachment or non-clinging to be a form of aloofness, or emotional disconnect from others, but as Hanh explains, truly letting go […]

Seven Ways to Help Someone with Anxiety

By Alice Boyes on Tuesday August 7th, 2018 Image: Joshua Rawson-Harris How to Hold Space for Anxiety When I first moved into my (now) spouse’s house in 2001, she didn’t want to include my name in our answering machine greeting. Because of our big age gap and same-sex relationship, she was justifiably anxious about how […]

How to Heal Yourself by Talking to your Body

By Therese Wade on Wednesday April 27th, 2016 Your Cells are Listening Every part of your body has its own consciousness or its own soul. These transformative words, spoken by indigenous medicine women, began my journey within to discover the extraordinary healing capacity of the human body. When this perspective was introduced to me, I […]

The Opposite Of Addiction is Connection

By Jonathan Davis on Friday July 17th, 2015 Do Stronger Human Connections Immunise Us Against Emotional Distress? Right now an exciting new perspective on addiction is emerging. Johann Harri, author of Chasing The Scream, recently captured widespread public interest with his Ted talk Everything You Know About Addiction Is Wrong, where he concluded with this powerful statement: The opposite […]

Why Women need a Tribe

By Tanja Taljaard and Azriel Re’Shel on Wednesday March 23rd, 2016 Is Sisterhood the Most Powerful Force for Women’s Health? Female friendships are just a hop to our sisterhood, and sisterhood can be a very powerful force – Jane Fonda In ancient times women shared a lot more than they do today. They shared care […]